Livingston fines dodger pays up after luxury Jaguar clamped

A JAGUAR driver who repeatedly failed to pay fines for road traffic offences stumped-up after his luxury car was clamped outside his home.

Friday, 30th November 2018, 8:27 am
Updated Friday, 30th November 2018, 8:35 am
The fines dodger had his Jaguar clamped outside his home.

The man owed £345 for two offences of driving without insurance and a police imposed fine and ignored repeated warning letters and an order to seize funds from his bank account.

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But when fines enforcement officers at Livingston Justice of the Peace Court issued a vehicle seizure order and the man’s Jaguar XF 5.0 V8 Premium Luxury was clamped at his home, he paid the bill – and the £68 clamping fee.

A new electronic link between the Scottish Courts and the DVLA vehicle database makes it easier to track down drivers with unpaid fines.